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Forum: Plants   06-17-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Flippy
I thought as much... but I'm going to my lfs...

I thought as much... but I'm going to my lfs today... maybe they'll have some real dwarf chain sword. :(
Forum: Plants   06-17-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Flippy
Plant I.D.

This plant was sold to me from Petco as Echinodorus Tenellus, but after looking at pictures, I'm starting to think it is Mondo grass. :mad:
Whatcha think? :help:
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Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,182
Posted By Flippy
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: Fish   05-26-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Flippy
What are some of the smaller rainbows?

What are some of the smaller rainbows?
Forum: Fish   05-25-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Flippy
How many?

I will have a 29 gallon riparium, and it will have 10-20 gallons of water in it.
I though a school of either threadfin rainbows or tiger barbs would look cool, but how many could I fit? I don't want...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Flippy
I just cut the silicone using a razor blade, but...

I just cut the silicone using a razor blade, but it still wouldn't budge, so I tried to pry the rim away, and it cracked!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-23-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Flippy
Riparium plan-does it sound good?

I got all set up to take the rim off a ten gallon I had laying around (I wanted to make a riparium). Then, just as last bit of hope was draining, the tank cracked. No fear though, I had a backup ten...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,161
Posted By Flippy
Have you thought about making it a riparium?

Have you thought about making it a riparium?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-23-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By Flippy
Otoniculus are said to be good algae eaters, and...

Otoniculus are said to be good algae eaters, and a necessity for many planted tank owners. :)
Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,317
Posted By Flippy
Cool! :)

Cool! :)
Forum: Tank Journals   05-20-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,707
Posted By Flippy
Can't wait to see the finished product! :)

Can't wait to see the finished product! :)
Forum: Substrate   05-18-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Flippy
Question Would this work for a riparium?

I have some of this stuff on hand and was wondering if I could use it in a riparium?
http://www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com/product/prod_display.cfm?pcatid=14264
Oh and also, in replace of hydroton,...
Forum: Substrate   05-14-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,007
Posted By Flippy
I would think that if it said beach on it it...

I would think that if it said beach on it it would be for saltwater...
Forum: Plants   05-13-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
Eeek! I guess I was mistaken! What I thought was...

Eeek! I guess I was mistaken! What I thought was an Eleocharis (it was a fiber optic grass) is actually an Isolepsis sp. Oh well, it said it loves water and can even be grown in a pond, so I think it...
Forum: Plants   05-13-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Flippy
Most marginal plants can live fine at that...

Most marginal plants can live fine at that temperature, such as umbrella palm (cyperus sp.) and sweetflag (acorus sp.)
Houseplants could work well too.
Forum: Substrate   05-13-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By Flippy
Thanks! I'll use light sand for the bottom, and...

Thanks! I'll use light sand for the bottom, and I'll just use eco-complete for the planter cause I can find it locally!
Forum: Plants   05-13-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
I suppose I'll just have to try it!

I suppose I'll just have to try it!
Forum: Substrate   05-11-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By Flippy
Riparium substrate?

What do you use as a riparium substrate? Would eco-complete work?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-11-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Flippy
Place to get Manzanita?

Do you think I could get a good piece of manzanita from this place?
http://www.bloomsandbranches.com/zencart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=10
Forum: Tank Journals   05-10-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,301
Posted By Flippy
Looking forward to seeing this unfold! :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing this unfold! :thumbsup:
Forum: Tank Journals   05-10-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 29,417
Posted By Flippy
The last plant is a Chamaedorea Elegans (parlor...

The last plant is a Chamaedorea Elegans (parlor palm) and it makes a great houseplant, although I don't know about it being in a riparium. (I asked the same question) If you do decide to try it you...
Forum: Plants   05-10-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
It is going to be a ten gallon tank, and I got...

It is going to be a ten gallon tank, and I got these plants yesterday:
Spathiphyllum
Aluminum Plant
Creeping Jenny
Eleocharis Montevidensis
Alocasia "polly"
Purple waffle plant
I think I'm...
Forum: Plants   05-10-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
I have decided not to use the dracaena and the...

I have decided not to use the dracaena and the palm, and just use them how they're supposed to be used -- as houseplants! ;)
Forum: Plants   05-09-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
Oh and also, do you think Chamaedorea Elegans...

Oh and also, do you think Chamaedorea Elegans (Parlor palm, Neanthe Bella Palm) could work? Some aquarium stores sell them as aquarium plants, so is it possible for them to grow in a riparium?
Forum: Plants   05-09-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By Flippy
Thanks! I'll try that... :proud:

Thanks! I'll try that... :proud:
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